The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Lead Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Architect
Rank 707 595 680
Rank change year-on-year
-112 +85
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 242 425 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.38% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.39% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 185 340 266
Median salary £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £71,500 £65,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99394 108225 115334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 83478 88313 93538
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Lead Architect in the job title.

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the UK.

Lead Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Architect over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 within the UK.

Lead Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -110 228 £80,000 +3.22% 15
London -104 123 £85,000 -1.16% 8
South East -2 37 £75,000 +8.69% 2
East of England +13 23 £85,000 +30.76% 3
Bedfordshire +1 16 £85,000 +28.30% 2
City of London +4 15 £92,500 +23.33% 2
West Midlands -13 14 £70,000 +13.91% 1
Luton - 13 £85,000 - 1
Surrey 0 12 £90,000 +44.00%
Manchester +23 11 £90,000 +125.00%
North West +21 11 £90,000 +47.02%
Berkshire +15 11 £69,250 -7.66%
Yorkshire +5 11 £50,000 -4.76% 1
West Yorkshire +5 9 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Leeds +2 9 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Oxfordshire - 8 £66,750 - 1
Staines +23 5 £90,000 -
Hertfordshire +15 4 £82,500 +17.85%
Staffordshire - 4 £47,500 -
Bracknell - 4 £69,250 -
Guildford - 4 £90,000 -
Reading +20 3 £56,000 -20.00%
East Midlands +8 3 £75,000 +20.00%
Birmingham -13 3 £71,250 +29.54%
West Sussex -13 3 £57,500 -8.00%
Scotland -17 3 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Worthing - 3 £57,500 -
Lichfield - 3 £47,500 -
Banbury - 3 £70,000 - 1
Bicester - 3 £50,000 -

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, Lead Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 132 (27.22%) Finance
2 112 (23.09%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (21.24%) Java
4 91 (18.76%) TOGAF
5 86 (17.73%) SOA
6 84 (17.32%) Enterprise Architecture
7 81 (16.70%) Banking
8 79 (16.29%) Oracle
9 72 (14.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 66 (13.61%) Microsoft
11 64 (13.20%) HTML
12 63 (12.99%) E-Commerce
13 56 (11.55%) Mentoring
14 55 (11.34%) JavaScript
15 54 (11.13%) Retail
16 51 (10.52%) Degree
17 48 (9.90%) Analytics
18 46 (9.48%) CRM
19 44 (9.07%) Telecoms
20 43 (8.87%) Web Services
20 43 (8.87%) TDD
21 39 (8.04%) Big Data
21 39 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
22 38 (7.84%) XML
22 38 (7.84%) Data Modelling
22 38 (7.84%) Marketing
23 37 (7.63%) Data Centre
23 37 (7.63%) Presales
24 36 (7.42%) Spring
24 36 (7.42%) Amazon AWS

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (5.57%) WebSphere
2 17 (3.51%) Tomcat
3 13 (2.68%) Apache
3 13 (2.68%) Apache Solr
4 11 (2.27%) Node.js
5 10 (2.06%) CMS
5 10 (2.06%) IIS
6 9 (1.86%) Oracle Service Bus
7 8 (1.65%) Apache Spark
7 8 (1.65%) Confluence
7 8 (1.65%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.24%) Oracle Coherence
8 6 (1.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 5 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.82%) CICS
10 4 (0.82%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.82%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.62%) OpenStack
Applications
1 24 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.41%) MS Project
4 2 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.21%) InDesign
5 1 (0.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.65%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.82%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 4 (0.82%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.82%) Primavera
5 3 (0.62%) Exstream
5 3 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.62%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.62%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.41%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 2 (0.41%) RMDS
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.21%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.42%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.89%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (2.47%) PaaS
5 9 (1.86%) SaaS
6 8 (1.65%) IaaS
6 8 (1.65%) Office 365
7 4 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.82%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.62%) GitHub
9 2 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.21%) Force.com
10 1 (0.21%) Heroku
10 1 (0.21%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.36%) LAN
1 26 (5.36%) WAN
2 18 (3.71%) HTTP
2 18 (3.71%) Internet
2 18 (3.71%) iSCSI
2 18 (3.71%) LDAP
3 10 (2.06%) Firewall
4 9 (1.86%) DNS
4 9 (1.86%) Network Security
4 9 (1.86%) VoIP
5 8 (1.65%) Multicast
6 7 (1.44%) BGP
6 7 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (1.44%) FCoE
6 7 (1.44%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (1.44%) NAS
6 7 (1.44%) SAN
6 7 (1.44%) VPN
7 6 (1.24%) EIGRP
7 6 (1.24%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (8.04%) Big Data
2 28 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 27 (5.57%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (4.33%) NoSQL
4 21 (4.33%) Relational Database
5 18 (3.71%) RDBMS
6 17 (3.51%) Hadoop
7 13 (2.68%) MongoDB
8 12 (2.47%) DB2
9 11 (2.27%) MySQL
9 11 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.86%) SAP HANA
11 8 (1.65%) Apache Hive
12 7 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (1.24%) DataStage
13 6 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (1.03%) HBase
14 5 (1.03%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 17 (3.51%) Jenkins
2 16 (3.30%) Subversion
3 14 (2.89%) Git (software)
4 13 (2.68%) Maven
5 8 (1.65%) JIRA
6 7 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (1.24%) Hudson
7 6 (1.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (1.03%) Grunt
8 5 (1.03%) Selenium
9 4 (0.82%) Ant
9 4 (0.82%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (0.62%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.62%) IntelliJ
10 3 (0.62%) JUnit
10 3 (0.62%) Mockito
10 3 (0.62%) PHPUnit
10 3 (0.62%) Robolectric
10 3 (0.62%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 132 (27.22%) Finance
2 81 (16.70%) Banking
3 54 (11.13%) Retail
4 44 (9.07%) Telecoms
5 38 (7.84%) Marketing
6 14 (2.89%) Investment Banking
7 11 (2.27%) Front Office
8 10 (2.06%) Back Office
8 10 (2.06%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.24%) Billing
10 5 (1.03%) Publishing
11 4 (0.82%) Advertising
12 3 (0.62%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.62%) Local Government
13 2 (0.41%) Law
13 2 (0.41%) Legal
13 2 (0.41%) Military
13 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.41%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (13.20%) HTML
2 43 (8.87%) Web Services
3 38 (7.84%) XML
4 36 (7.42%) CSS
4 36 (7.42%) Spring
5 33 (6.80%) .NET
5 33 (6.80%) HTML5
6 32 (6.60%) Middleware
7 31 (6.39%) JSON
8 30 (6.19%) REST
9 28 (5.77%) AngularJS
10 22 (4.54%) J2EE
11 20 (4.12%) jQuery
11 20 (4.12%) SOAP
12 19 (3.92%) ASP.NET
13 15 (3.09%) Java EE
13 15 (3.09%) RESTful
14 14 (2.89%) Ajax
15 13 (2.68%) XSLT
16 12 (2.47%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.63%) Data Centre
3 21 (4.33%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (4.12%) Computer Science
5 15 (3.09%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.09%) User Experience
6 12 (2.47%) Mainframe
7 10 (2.06%) Algorithms
7 10 (2.06%) Artificial Intelligence
7 10 (2.06%) Blockchain
7 10 (2.06%) Public Cloud
8 9 (1.86%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.44%) Data Integration
9 7 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.44%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.24%) Bitcoin
10 6 (1.24%) IPTV
10 6 (1.24%) Over-the-Top Content
10 6 (1.24%) PKI
10 6 (1.24%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 34 (7.01%) Windows
2 33 (6.80%) Linux
3 16 (3.30%) Unix
4 13 (2.68%) Android
4 13 (2.68%) Solaris
5 11 (2.27%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.82%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.62%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.21%) SUSE
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (23.09%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (18.76%) TOGAF
3 86 (17.73%) SOA
4 84 (17.32%) Enterprise Architecture
5 72 (14.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 63 (12.99%) E-Commerce
7 56 (11.55%) Mentoring
8 48 (9.90%) Analytics
9 46 (9.48%) CRM
10 43 (8.87%) TDD
11 38 (7.84%) Data Modelling
12 37 (7.63%) Presales
13 36 (7.42%) Business Intelligence
13 36 (7.42%) Project Management
14 34 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (7.01%) Technical Architecture
15 31 (6.39%) Open Source
15 31 (6.39%) SDLC
15 31 (6.39%) Zachman Framework
16 30 (6.19%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 103 (21.24%) Java
2 55 (11.34%) JavaScript
3 30 (6.19%) SQL
4 28 (5.77%) C#
5 19 (3.92%) Scala
6 9 (1.86%) Groovy
6 9 (1.86%) Objective-C
7 7 (1.44%) PHP
8 6 (1.24%) Apple Swift
9 5 (1.03%) C
9 5 (1.03%) Clojure
10 4 (0.82%) COBOL
10 4 (0.82%) Ruby
10 4 (0.82%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.62%) Apex Code
11 3 (0.62%) ECMAScript
12 2 (0.41%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.41%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.41%) VBA
12 2 (0.41%) X++
Qualifications
1 51 (10.52%) Degree
2 19 (3.92%) CCNP
2 19 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.24%) CCIE
4 6 (1.24%) CISSP
5 5 (1.03%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.82%) IISP
6 4 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.62%) ISEB
7 3 (0.62%) MBA
7 3 (0.62%) MCSD
7 3 (0.62%) PhD
8 2 (0.41%) CISM
8 2 (0.41%) MBCS
8 2 (0.41%) MCITP
8 2 (0.41%) MCSE
8 2 (0.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.95%) QA
2 11 (2.27%) COBIT
3 6 (1.24%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.03%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.62%) MiFID
6 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.41%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 22 (4.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (4.33%) Active Directory
3 19 (3.92%) NFS
4 8 (1.65%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.65%) vCloud
5 7 (1.44%) KVM
5 7 (1.44%) SRDF
5 7 (1.44%) Xen
6 6 (1.24%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (1.03%) Docker
8 2 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.21%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (1.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (1.24%) Cisco UCCE
2 6 (1.24%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (1.03%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.82%) TeamSite
4 4 (0.82%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.82%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 3 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.62%) Puppet
5 3 (0.62%) SCOM
6 1 (0.21%) Ansible
6 1 (0.21%) MOM
6 1 (0.21%) Nagios
6 1 (0.21%) Oozie
6 1 (0.21%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 79 (16.29%) Oracle
2 66 (13.61%) Microsoft
3 34 (7.01%) Cisco
4 33 (6.80%) VMware
5 28 (5.77%) IBM
6 22 (4.54%) SAP
7 13 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (2.68%) TIBCO
8 12 (2.47%) HP
8 12 (2.47%) Sitecore
9 11 (2.27%) EMC
9 11 (2.27%) NetApp
10 9 (1.86%) Intel
10 9 (1.86%) Pega
11 8 (1.65%) Google
11 8 (1.65%) Informatica
12 7 (1.44%) Palo Alto
13 6 (1.24%) Atlassian
13 6 (1.24%) ServiceNow
13 6 (1.24%) Tandberg
United Kingdom
Capgemini UK
Posted: 17 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £95,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus (£10
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits etc
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £56000.00 - £71500.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
TUI Travel PLC
Salary: Extremely Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Pop Science
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Development and Infrastructure
Salary: £80k - 100k per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent salary + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 16 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
West Midlands
Volaris Exec
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago